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After Penguin, another publisher recalls Wendy Doniger’s book

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BANGALORE: Within weeks of Penguin controversially recalling Wendy Doniger’s book, ‘The Hindus: An Alternative History’, another publisher, Aleph, pulled out the American author’s previous work, ‘On Hinduism’, on Tuesday. Bookshops across Bangalore received calls from representatives of Aleph Book Company, ...

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New Delhi vs Washington: India hardens stance against US protectionism

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NEW DELHI: Trade minister Anand Sharma on Tuesday accused the United States of excessive trade protectionism, launching a broadside that coincided with the visit of a top US official to patch up a stormy bilateral friendship. Trade friction between the ...

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‘Unhappy’ SC sends Sahara boss Subrata Roy to Tihar Jail

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it was totally unhappy with Sahara chief Subrata Roy’s proposal to refund money to investors. The apex court sent him to Tihar Jail where he will remain in judicial custody “till he comes up with ...

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All deals with Rolls-Royce put on hold till CBI probe is over

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NEW DELHI: India has put all deals with Rolls-Royce on hold till the CBI completes its probe into allegations against the global engine manufacturer for employing middlemen and paying them hefty commissions in contracts worth around Rs 10,000 crore with state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd ...

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India home to 70 billionaires; Mukesh Ambani is the richest Indian

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NEW DELHI: India is home to the fifth largest group of billionaires in the world and Mukesh Ambani, chairman ofReliance Industries, is the country’s richest man with a personal fortune of $18 billion, says a report. According China-based research firm ...

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JLR to invest 100 million pounds in Saudi Arabia for new plant

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LONDON: Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is planning to invest 100 million pounds into a new factory inSaudi Arabia to make 100,000 cars a year to meet the booming demand in the Middle East region. The UK-based luxury car maker ...

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Delhi hotels are amongst the worst in the world: Online survey

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MUMBAI: Hotels in Delhi are considered as one of the worst in the world as per the trivago Reputation Ranking of 100 destinations which places them in the 90th position, while those in Mumbai have fared better. The ranking is based on ...

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Global banks may’ve been manipulating gold yardstick

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The London gold fix, the benchmark used by miners, jewellers and central banks to value the metal, may have been manipulated for a decade by the banks setting it, researchers say. Unusual trading patterns around 3pm in London, when the ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 price drops to Rs 30,000

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NEW DELHI: In less than a week of Samsungunveiling its flagship smartphone Galaxy S5, the price of its predecessor Galaxy S4 has dropped nearly Rs 10,000, and it is now selling for about Rs 30,000 online in India. The device was ...

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